In the second part of the interview with Peoples Dispatch, Dr. Fathi Elfad of the Sudanese Communist Party talks about the legislative council that will soon be formed, the role of the military in foreign affairs and the need for solidarity with people’s movements
This episode looks at demands for justice over state killings in Sudan, Ireland and the Philippines.
The Sudanese Professionals Association launched the campaign following the torture and killing of a young activist, Bahaeldin Nouri, who was abducted by the intelligence wing of the government-backed Rapid Support Forces on December 21
North Africa in 2020 was both a site of armed conflict and repression, and yet, also an example of the determined resistance of the people to the forces of repression
Two years after the beginning of the Sudanese Revolution, there is considerable unease over its direction. Left and progressive forces feel the mandate of the protests has been betrayed and only surface changes have been made
Five out of the 11 artists who were physically attacked by an Islamist mob, were sentenced to two months imprisonment and a fine of USD 90 on September 17
Sudan’s president General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan has defended military dominance of the country’s economy after the civilian PM, Abdalla Hamdok, sought the transfer of proceeds from army-run businesses to the finance ministry
The repeated delays in peace talks to end the civil war in Sudan have also delayed the formation of the legislative council. This has effectively stalled any progress in meeting the demands of the Sudanese Revolution which overthrew Omar al-Bashir
The president’s meeting with Netanyahu was to discuss the normalization of relations with Israel. It is a violation of the constitutional document according to which the cabinet must conduct foreign policy
The armed mutiny by military personnel lasted for 15 hours and put into evidence the delicate security situation in the country
On December 25, thousands took to the streets on the anniversary of a massive march organized by the Sudanese Professionals Association seeking the resignation of then president Omar al-Bashir
A decree was passed yesterday prohibiting the participation of al-Bashir’s National Congress Party (NCP) in political activities for 10 years. The properties and assets of the party are to be confiscated and its members removed from all public institutions.